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Person of the Month Brian Griffiths

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Brian Griffiths is one of Maryland’s most influential conservatives. He is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of, Maryland’s most influential media outlet of political news and content. Brian is also the co-host of Maryland’s most influential and listened-to political podcast, Red Maryland Radio. In addition to these duties, he is also a columnist for the Capital-Gazette newspapers. In 2004, Brian became Maryland’s first political blogger, earning him the nickname “The Dean of Maryland Bloggers.”

Brian has been involved in Maryland conservative politics since 1998 when he became involved in his College Republicans chapter. Since then he has been involved in numerous local, state, and federal-level campaigns. He was twice elected Chairman of the Maryland Young Republicans, the only person to be twice elected to that position unanimously. He also served as the Assistant Secretary and the Northeast Regional Vice-Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation. Additionally, he served four years as a member of the Maryland Republican Party Executive Committee from 2011-2015.

Political Positions has held includes:

  • President, Anne Arundel Young Republicans; 2008-2011
  • Member, Maryland Young Republicans Executive Board, 2008-2019
  • National Committeeman, Maryland Young Republicans, 2010-11
  • Chairman, Maryland Young Republicans, 2011-15
  • Assistant Secretary, Young Republican National Federation, 2011
  • Northeast Regional Vice-Chairman, Young Republican National Federation, 2011-13
  • Member, Young Republican National Committee, 2010-2015
  • Member, Maryland Republican Party Executive Committee, 2011-2015
  • Commissioner, Anne Arundel County Amusement License Commission, 2011-2012
  • Audit Committee, Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee, 2015-2016

Brian was twice recognized as the Young Republican of the Year by the Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee, in 2009 and 2012.

In addition to his duties with Red Maryland, Brian is also a columnist for The Capital in Annapolis, where he writes about state and local issues. His writing has also been featured in the Baltimore Sun, Maryland Reporter, the Pasadena Voice, and Camden Chat. Brian is also a frequent commentator on local politics for WBAL Radio in Baltimore and WMAL Radio in Washington.

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